This course is
intended as a source of ideas, guidelines, and suggestions for the
improvement of instruction in the secondary school content areas including
junior high and middle schools. Combines theoretical and practical
learning experiences for the secondary school content teacher.
Special emphasis is placed on unit teaching, inquiry, conceptual, and
constructivist techniques, on the critical use of varied activities and
materials, on knowledge of local, state, and national standards, and on
development of democratic classroom atmosphere in order to promote
learning. Pre-requisites: Admission to the Teacher Education
Program; suggested concurrent enrollment in ED 454 Professional
Strategies, ED 427 Professional Seminar 1, and ED 458 Internship I (6-12).
Win 2000/XP/VISTA or Mac OSX Pentium/G3 1Ghz w/ 2.0 GB RAM
High Speed Internet Access Recommended*
Internet Explorer 7x (Recommended) or Firefox 220.127.116.11 (Safari recommended for Mac)
Current Java runtime environment for Windows or OSX (java.com)
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*Course access via 56K modem or other form of dial up is not recommended and any connectivity problems due to this type of connection are not supported by Lewis-Clark State College.